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Old September 25th, 2013, 05:23 AM   #21
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Just bought my wife a Chevy Traverse.

Its SUVish
All wheel drive available (hers is front wheel drive)
Has third row seating comfortable for 8 adults
Towing capacity 5300lbs
17 city 23 hiway mpg (not the way my wife drives)

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Old September 25th, 2013, 06:56 AM   #22
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Tahoe and Yukon are ugly though lol

And all this oil consumption crap hasn't crept up on the Toyota's that i've seen. Maybe i need to stick with that trend lol

I hate how much even a used car is nowadays though. I keep passing a 78 Wagoneer at a used car lot, maybe i just need to get that and bolt a third seat in the back lol
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Old September 25th, 2013, 07:58 AM   #23
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Tahoe and Yukon are ugly though lol

And all this oil consumption crap hasn't crept up on the Toyota's that i've seen. Maybe i need to stick with that trend lol

I hate how much even a used car is nowadays though. I keep passing a 78 Wagoneer at a used car lot, maybe i just need to get that and bolt a third seat in the back lol
You want a Toyota and you're calling the Tahoe/Yukon ugly?

There's a good reason that GM owns about 75% of the large SUV market. They are damn good vehicles.

Toyota has had their fair share of oil slude/consumption issues. There's actually a class action lawsuit in regards to it.

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/2...udge/index.htm

Many more reports of similar issues continue to occur on newer Toyota vehicles, including trucks and SUVs.
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Old September 25th, 2013, 07:59 AM   #24
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I'm partial to Durangos, but you get gas mileage that of Toyota sequoia or Toyota Land Cruiser. If you can live with a bit worse mileage than 4runner, I would get a sequoia or land cruiser.
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Old September 25th, 2013, 08:47 PM   #25
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Since I work at a Dodge dealer I am a little biased but a Durango with a hemi could work. Has the third row and enough towing capacity, mpg could be better.
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Old September 27th, 2013, 07:47 PM   #26
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Since I work at a Dodge dealer I am a little biased but a Durango with a hemi could work. Has the third row and enough towing capacity, mpg could be better.
Same here, I have 2011 Durango used that would do the job in style but perhaps not with economy. Then again, a seven rider SUV that tows well just won't be a gas saver, lol
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Old September 27th, 2013, 08:25 PM   #27
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BTW if you're still DD'ing your WJ enjoy it... I haven't had a DD I have enjoyed as much.
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Old September 28th, 2013, 07:46 AM   #28
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Old September 28th, 2013, 07:56 AM   #29
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what is the rated tow capacity of a four runner?
can it safely tow a jeep on a trailer?

get a tahoe.
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Old September 29th, 2013, 07:09 PM   #30
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what is the rated tow capacity of a four runner?
can it safely tow a jeep on a trailer?

get a tahoe.
7000 lb on a 4wd v8 for the last gen, the v8 isn't an option for the current gen
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Old September 30th, 2013, 02:55 PM   #31
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Tahoe/Yukon
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4runner or sequoia would work

But they all are going to bring the suck at the gas pump, I'd go Tahoe or awd express van
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